DescriptionA medieval history lecturer named Wil Mason has been transported to the fantasy world of Middlemere, which is ruled by four rival brothers. Wil's aim is to find the secret to how he was transported here and discover a way back.
Obitus is a role-playing game with action elements. It utilizes a first-person view for exploration, similarly to Dungeon Master and Eye of the Beholder. One of the more remarkable features is in the first-person mode: rather than having just 4 directs to face and flicking between them, there are 8 directions and the view scrolls smoothly as you turn. This smooth scrolling continues when you move forward, giving the game more of a 3D feel.
The action elements consist of horizontal scrolling areas where you fight enemies with your bow while avoiding their attacks. Later you encounter a similar type of gameplay that involves exploring castles and adds 4 directional movement.
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The Press Says
|Génération 4||Amiga||Feb, 1991||93 out of 100||93|
|Datormagazin||Amiga||Feb 14, 1991||9 out of 10||90|
|ST Action||Atari ST||Nov, 1991||84 out of 100||84|
|GamePro (US)||SNES||Dec, 1993||4 out of 5||80|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Amiga||Mar, 1991||64 out of 100||64|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||SNES||Jan, 1994||6.4 out of 10||64|
|ST Format||Atari ST||Jun, 1992||61 out of 100||61|
|Power Play||Amiga||Mar, 1991||51 out of 100||51|
|Power Play||DOS||Mar, 1992||50 out of 100||50|
|Game Players||SNES||Mar, 1994||36 out of 100||36|
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